The BART board of directors voted unanimously in favor of making a pilot program that allows bicycles on BART during peak commute hours a permanent fixture at Thursday’s meeting in Oakland.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday he has signed legislation requiring California drivers to stay at least 3 feet away when passing bicyclists.
The new Bay Area Bike Share system has only been in service for a week but seems to be a success as four times as many bicyclists have signed up to use the service as there are bikes available.
Bicycling advocates have been dreaming of extending the bike and pedestrian path on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge to the western span. Next month that dream could inch slightly forward to reality.
Hours after Bay Area drivers made their way across the Bay Bridge’s new eastern span for the first time on Monday night, dozens of people pedaled and walked on the span’s newly opened bike and pedestrian path Tueday morning.
The state Senate approved a bill on Monday that would require drivers to stay at least three feet away from bicyclists when they are passing in the same direction, despite Gov. Jerry Brown’s previous vetoes of similar legislation.
With the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge opening in less than two weeks, bridge officials on Thursday highlighted the bike and pedestrian path that will be part of the new structure.
Dozens of bicyclists heading down San Francisco’s Folsom Street Wednesday morning stopped to sign letters to Mayor Ed Lee asking for the city to improve safety for cyclists in the city’s South of Market neighborhood.
An 18-year-old accused of killing a bicyclist with his car has had a vehicular manslaughter charge upgraded to murder in part because he boasted about speeding on Twitter, prosecutors said Thursday.
A Marin County man who pleaded guilty to striking and killing a 71-year-old pedestrian with his bicycle in San Francisco last year was sentenced Thursday to probation and community service.